Staff from the county jail, sheriff's office, communications department and the
"But we will muster through," Steffen said.
For Communications, the server issue has meant that telecommunicators have to walk to the file cabinet whenever asked to look up in-county warrants for officers. Communications Director
"Anytime people don't have access to information in the computer, it's a challenge,"
Guy said something like this is always a possibility when relying on technology. He added that sometimes, hard drives fail.
"Sometimes despite our best efforts, these things happen," Guy said.
Steffen said the county IT department is working "diligently" on the problem, but does not know when it will be back up. IT Director
'I can't give you a firm date, but I'm hoping it's very soon," Smith said.
She added that before they could start moving the data the goal was to get the server partially running. She expects the county will eventually purchase a new server, but is currently focused on getting the information available to law enforcement.
Guy and Steffen pointed out the after the system comes back, a lot of time will be spent on entering all of the information they have had to write.
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